New boutique loft style apartments are set to open March 1st in Old City at 229 Arch Street, replacing a former rehab facility. The 5 story historic relic of Philadelphia's Industrial past was originally home to the Berger Brothers Company, which sits adjacent to the historic Betsy Ross House. The building will feature 65 mixed units of studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments sporting architectural details of its historic character like exposed brick and high arched ceilings in the top floor units. The apartments rang in size from 700 to 1,300 square feet, starting at $1,300 a month.
229 Arch is marketed as the perfect blend of old world charm and modern conveniences offering a slew of amenities like private lounges for events, two club levels with screening rooms and Billiards, fitness center, private landscaped courtyard with picnic area, large inclosed dog run for you furry friends, bike storage and discounted parking. The main entrance leads to a dramatic, modern, light-filled two story main hall with a 4-story atrium. The common room is equipped with a community theater and bar with private residence storage space, Wi-Fi and computers for residents' use.